Crypto-currencies divide opinions sharply. Some rave about them while others are scathing
Despite the amount of academic research, the theoretical concepts underpinning portfolio management remain the same
The EU’s securitisation package has finally passed through the European Parliament and Council. However, the new rules will not be applied until January 2019
The EU’s controversial mandate for a radical shake up of financial supervision has received a cool reception from the pensions sector as well as smaller EU members
An increasing number of DC plans, including 401(k) schemes, are choosing CITs in the US, according to the latest report from Cerulli Associates
Since their launch in 1981, 401(k) plans have become the preferred employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plan
“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”
Pension systems everywhere are either struggling to manage the shift from defined benefit (DB) to defined contribution (DC) or contemplating the journey
Speaking plainly but respectfully gets results more often than our ‘inner fence-sitter’ likes to acknowledge
We are winning the war against tobacco, at least in the developed world. Yet, we are losing the war to keep global warming to less than 2°C
Around the beginning of the 2000s enthusiasm for pension funding was at a high. As Germany took measures to unwind the cosy ‘Rhineland capitalism’ cross-share-holdings, book reserve pension liabilities seemed like yesterday’s solution
This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.
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